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7 12, 2017

LING2027

2020-07-23T15:44:00+08:00

LING2027 Phonology: An Introduction to the Study of Sound Systems Dr. Youngah Do Advanced Course. Sem 1, 6 credits Course Description The goal of the course is to introduce students to the basic concepts in phonology and various phonological systems of human languages. Students acquire experience in analyzing language data and formulating phonological rules. Pre-requisite LING2004 Course Details Syllabus N/A Assessment N/A Tutorials N/A Textbook Peng, Long (2013) Analyzing sound patterns: an introduction to phonology, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

LING20272020-07-23T15:44:00+08:00
7 12, 2017

LING2003

2020-07-23T15:58:44+08:00

LING2003 Semantics: Meaning and Grammar Dr. Olivia Lam Advanced Course. Sem 2, 6 credits Course Description This course focuses on structural and cognitive aspects of meaning which are relevant to the description and theory of grammar. Examples will be drawn from Cantonese, Mandarin and English together with some other European and Asian languages. Course Details Syllabus To be announced Assessment Tutorial assignments: 3: 30% Midterm quiz: 25% Final quiz: 25% Attendance and participation: 20% Tutorials To be announced Textbook Riemer, Nick. 2010. Introducing Semantics. Cambridge University Press. Additional References Hurford, J., Heasley, B. and M. Smith. 1983/2007 Semantics: a Coursebook. Cambridge [...]

LING20032020-07-23T15:58:44+08:00
6 12, 2017

LING2056

2020-07-23T16:40:33+08:00

LING2056 Sociolinguistics Dr. (TBA) Introductory Course. Sem 2, 6 credits Course Description The course introduces students to the study of the relationship between language and society. The course includes topics like language variation and change, language and gender, multilingualism and language contact, and language policy. Aspects like the distinction between language and dialect will be covered next to how language attitudes shape our communicative behaviour and the way we perceive speakers. The course has both theoretical and empirical content and includes many case studies and practical exercises from languages and regions around the world. This course is recommended for linguistics majors [...]

LING20562020-07-23T16:40:33+08:00
6 12, 2017

LING2050

2020-09-07T17:36:30+08:00

LING2050 – Grammatical Description (Core) Dr. Cathryn Donohue Introductory Course. Sem 1, 6 credits Course Description This course aims at giving the student a comprehensive introduction to basic concepts used in the description of morphology and syntax, independent of any model of grammar. Exercises accompany the topics introduced. Example analyses are drawn from various languages. The following topics in morphology and syntax will be covered: words, morphemes and morphs, word classes, immediate constituents, phrase structure, functional relations, and sentence structure. Course materials will be provided by the lecturer. Pre-requisite LING1000 Course Details Syllabus: Assessment: 100% coursework Tutorials: Textbook: Maggie Tallerman. 2011. [...]

LING20502020-09-07T17:36:30+08:00
30 11, 2017

LING2061

2020-08-05T17:32:20+08:00

LING2061 Linguistic Fieldwork Dr. Joseph Perry Advanced Course. Sem 1, 6 credits Course Description In this course, students will learn techniques and strategies for eliciting, recording, and archiving data about an unfamiliar language. These skills are necessary for adding to our knowledge of the world’s languages. Students will work with a native speaker of an unfamiliar language throughout the semester, both in class and in tutorial sessions, to identify interesting properties of the language, collect data, and ultimately write up a grammar of a subpart of the language. Pre-requisite LING1000, LING2004, LING2027 and LING2050 Assessment 100% course work

LING20612020-08-05T17:32:20+08:00
29 11, 2017

LING2004

2020-07-23T17:30:47+08:00

LING2004 Phonetics: Describing sounds (Core) Dr. Jonathan Havenhill Introductory Course. Sem 1 , 6 credits Course Description Phonetics studies the sounds of speech, as a topic in itself and as a basis for studying other levels of language structure such as Phonology and Morphology. This course focuses on articulatory phonetics; the speech mechanism; the description and classification of sounds of languages; sounds in context; prosodic features; tone and intonation; and practical work. Pre-requisite LING1000 Course Details Syllabus: Distributed during the first class meeting Assessment: A combination of assignments, exams and practical tests. Tutorials: To be determined by the end of the [...]

LING20042020-07-23T17:30:47+08:00
29 11, 2017

LING1000

2020-07-23T15:21:54+08:00

LING1000 Introduction to Language Dr. Olivia Lam Pre-requisite course. Sem 1, 6 credits Course Description This course is an introduction to linguistics, the scientific study of language. The course begins with an introduction to the field, and with a discussion of what ‘language’ is. We then learn how speakers use language forms to convey meaning. This includes an introduction to the study of (i) sound patterns (phonetics and phonology); (ii) word structure and sentence structure (morphology and syntax); and, (iii) meaning (semantics and pragmatics). These are some of the more fundamental tools that linguists use to analyze language. We also introduce [...]

LING10002020-07-23T15:21:54+08:00
28 11, 2017

LING2034

2020-07-23T15:45:07+08:00

LING2034 Psycholinguistics Dr. Heeju Hwang Introductory Course. Sem 1, 6 credits Course Description This course is an introduction to psycholinguistics and will examine issues concerning how language is acquired and processed in the mind. Essential concepts of the mental processes involved in language comprehension and production and contemporary research will be covered in this course. There will also be practical laboratory classes. Course Details Syllabus: N/A Assessment: 100% course work Tutorials: N/A Note: We have made changes to the syllabus of LING2034 Psycholinguistics (Psychology of Language) and LING2048 Language and Cognition.Now LING2034 does not have LING2048 as a prerequisite.Although LING2048 Language and [...]

LING20342020-07-23T15:45:07+08:00
28 11, 2017

LING2009

2020-07-23T15:41:18+08:00

LING2009 Languages of the World Lecturer: Dr. Yoongsang Song Introductory Course. Sem 1, 6 credits Course Description This survey of the world’s languages covers how languages are classified into families and types as well as issues of linguistic diversity and endangered languages. The course involves regular practical work. The course satisfies the prerequisite for the advanced course, Language typology, and also provides useful background for all courses in linguistics. Pre-requisite| LING1000 Course Details Syllabus: Click here Assessment: - The course will be assessed 100% by coursework, consisting of:Midterm quiz (multiple choice + short answers: 20%) - Final quiz (multiple choice + [...]

LING20092020-07-23T15:41:18+08:00
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